Distraction Arthrodesis of Subtalar Joint Using a Laterally Placed Hinged Distractor – Corrected Proof

Abstract: Many joint-depressive, neglected calcaneal fractures need distraction arthrodesis of the subtalar joint. Because the calcaneal tuberosity is usually malunited in the varus position, more distraction is required on the medial side to place the tuberosity in the everted position before insertion of a bone graft.

Abstract: Many joint-depressive, neglected calcaneal fractures need distraction arthrodesis of the subtalar joint. Because the calcaneal tuberosity is usually malunited in the varus position, more distraction is required on the medial side to place the tuberosity in the everted position before insertion of a bone graft.

Continued here:
Distraction Arthrodesis of Subtalar Joint Using a Laterally Placed Hinged Distractor – Corrected Proof